White Oak/Sapele chabudai table

  • Advertise with us
Project by Billysc22 posted 11-11-2017 04:59 PM 1243 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Buddy needed a small table and I had a scrap piece of oak barn wood and some 8/4 sapele scraps. When I ran the oak through the jointer i realized it was white oak, and it was fairly quartersawn/riftsawn. Super simple design, wedged through tenons that I cut with a plug cutter, and two small bow ties to mend a crack. I roughed the leg tapers on a bandsaw and then cleaned them up across the jointer. Finished with shellac, and a thin coat of pastewax on the top.

-- Bill Burke, Winchester, KY

5 comments so far

View NadarCreative's profile


4 posts in 1051 days

#1 posted 11-11-2017 07:54 PM

The little details showing through the top are beautiful!

-- James Nadar, Salem Oregon,

View MadeinMT's profile


287 posts in 3013 days

#2 posted 11-12-2017 01:20 PM

Those tenons must be very tight for the legs to be secure with no apron. Nice work.

-- Ron, Montana

View helluvawreck's profile


32122 posts in 3719 days

#3 posted 11-12-2017 05:22 PM

It’s a very nice table, Bill. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View swirt's profile


5472 posts in 3825 days

#4 posted 11-13-2017 02:47 AM

Simple design. Beautiful execution.

-- Galootish log blog,

View PPK's profile


1791 posts in 1662 days

#5 posted 11-13-2017 03:15 PM

Simple design. Beautiful execution.

- swirt

I agree totally with Swirt. Great job!

-- Pete

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics